Holland, Patricia, and Noreen B. Garman, "Macdonald and the Mythopoetic," Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 9(Summer, 1992), 45-72.* Expanded in "Watching with Two Eyes: The Place of the Mythopoetic in Curriculum Inquiry," pp. 11-29 in Timothy Leonard and Peter Willis, eds., Pedagogies of the Imagination: Mythopoetic Curriculum in Educational Practice. New York: Springer, 2008.


Expands Macdonald's views on mythopoetic language in curriculum inquiry by demonstrating the powers of the mythopoetic--reflexive, moral, controlling, and evocative.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Hermeneutic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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